Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Oct 8, 2015 17:00 - 1 Comment

    Comment | “Dead Women Can’t Vote”: Why We Stormed the Red Carpet at the Suffragette Premiere

    Sisters Uncut Sufragettes

    Yesterday, the London premiere of the film ‘Sufragette’ was disrupted by a red carpet direct action led by protesters from activist collective Sisters Uncut. They explain why their action was both appropriate and necessary.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - May 20, 2016 8:58 - 1 Comment

    Analysis | Billionaire Republicans and Professional Islamophobes: The Pro-Israel lobby in Brussels

    Martin Shultz, president of the European Parliament, meets with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu during his 2014 visit to Israel. (source: Guardian.co.uk)

    A report released this week reveals the deep ties between pro-Israel organisations operating in Brussels and US-based right-wing donors, Republican supporters of Islamophobic causes and proponents of Israel’s settlement project. The report’s authors argue we need much greater transparency in political lobbying at the EU.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Mar 29, 2016 15:30 - 1 Comment

    Special Report | From Women Refugees to International Students: The State’s War on Migrants

    Protest in Westminster on 15 Jun 2015 against treatment of migrants at Yarl's Wood detention centre (Credit Image: © Velar Grant/ZUMA Press/Corbis)

    In the general context of structural racism facing Black, Muslim, and other oppressed communities, the UK state’s war on migrants is playing an increasingly central role. But in the face of these attacks, argues Malia Bouatia, we are also witnessing a growing amount of resistance.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Mar 29, 2016 10:06 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Theatre of the Oppressed

    Augusto Boal Ceasefire

    In the second essay of his series on Augusto Boal, the Brazilian playwright, director and political activist, Andrew Robinson explores Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed. He examines the classic forms of Boal’s work, its key methods, and the centrality of concepts such as oppression and bodily alienation.

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    Arts & Culture, Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - May 31, 2016 22:51 - Comment

    Film | Review | The Journey from Syria: “I wish we could have this life in our country”

    An image from the first episode of The Journey from Syria (Source: newyorker.com)

    Muhammad Idrees Ahmad reviews The Journey from Syria, Matthew Cassel’s new documentary tracing the remarkable journey of a Syrian refugee from his home in Damascus across half of Europe, and finds “a human story about ordinary lives disrupted by extraordinary circumstances.”

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